Cinema: Current & Choice, Dec. 19, 1949

All the King's Men. The sensational rise & fall of a grass-roots demagogue, produced, directed and scripted by Robert Rossen (TIME, Dec. 5).

Battleground. The defense of Bastogne as seen by a squad of its defenders; with Van Johnson (TIME, Nov. 14).

Passport to Pimlico. The British at their comic best, spoofing nationalism, bureaucracy and themselves (TIME, Oct. 31).

The Heiress. Producer-Director William Wyler's highly polished film about a jilted wallflower; with Olivia de Havilland and Ralph Richardson (TIME, Oct. 24).

Ichabod and Mr. Toad. The dull spots in this double-header are enlivened by some fresh Walt Disney creations; with Bing Crosby and Basil Rathbone...

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